| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
If Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about Tesla's position as the most technologically advanced electric car on the market, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury brand's status.
Software engineer Sahas Katta,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Google has reportedly struck a deal to purchase Waze, a popular mobile mapping app, for $1.1 billion.
Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reported that the Silicon Valley giant could officially announce the deal as early as Monday.
The move would...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Christoph Niemann likely has two of the most-viewed artworks on display -- at least for today. The New York-based author and animator has a pair of Google Doodles hanging atop millions of browsers around the world.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Verizon Wireless proclaimed its roll-out of 4G LTE is "substantially complete" two and half years after it began, announcing Thursday the high-speed mobile data network is available in 500 U.S. markets.
The New Jersey-based mobile carrier has led the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti set up a new command center Wednesday to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt computer water, power, transportation and public safety systems.
In an executive directive creating the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:18 PM
NEWPORT NEWS -- The Mills Godwin girls and Thomas Jefferson boys got the better of neighborhood rivals on a warm Saturday to earn state Group AAA team tennis championships at Huntington Park.
Godwin, making its Virginia High School League-record 12th...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Working to instill a more uniform design throughout its Web services, Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new look for its Web search engine that resembles the homepage redesign the company introduced earlier this year.
The company said the renovated Yahoo...